The Ruby Sunrise

The Ruby Sunrise $13

Rinne Groff

Published by Dramatists Play Service

3 Male 4 Female

Setting off from a farm in Indiana as a young girl, Ruby struggles to turn her dream of the first all-electrical television system into a reality

Jumping forward to a McCarthy-era New York TV studio - where Ruby's heirs fight over how her story should be told - the play charts the course of the phenomenon of television,from the early idealism and sparks of genius, to promises fulfilled and promises broken


"Channelling the power of television ... a gem" ~ Boston Globe

"Measured and intelligent, optimistic yet clear-eyed" ~ NY Magazine

"Entertaining ... thought-provoking ... commentary on the transformative powers of storytelling" ~ New York Sun

"With her stylish new play The Ruby Sunrise, Rinne Groff demonstrates both vaulting thematic ambition and sinuous theatrical flair" ~

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